Definition of Eriosoma lanigerum

1. Noun. Primarily a bark feeder on aerial parts and roots of apple and other trees.

Exact synonyms: American Blight, Woolly Apple Aphid
Group relationships: Eriosoma, Genus Eriosoma
Generic synonyms: Woolly Aphid, Woolly Plant Louse



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Eriosoma Lanigerum

Erinyes
Erinys
Eriobotrya
Eriobotrya japonica
Eriocaulaceae
Eriocaulon
Eriocaulon aquaticum
Eriodictyon californicum
Eriogonum allenii
Eriophorum
Eriophorum angustifolium
Eriophyllum
Eriophyllum lanatum
Eriophyllum wallacei
Eriosoma
Eriosoma lanigerum
Eris
Erithacus
Erithacus rubecola
Erithacus svecicus
Eritrea
Eritrean
Eritreans
Erivan
Erlang
Erle Stanley Gardner
Erlenmeyer
Erlenmeyer flask
Erlenmeyer flasks
Erma

Literary usage of Eriosoma lanigerum

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1. First- Second Annual Report Upon the Natural History and Geology of the by Ezekiel Holmes, Charles Henry Hitchcock (1862)
"eriosoma lanigerum, the American blight, a wooly or cottony covered species, feed on the sap wood of the apple. Coccidae, or bark lice, are scale-like in ..."

2. Management Guide for Low-Input Sustainable Apple Production by Lorraine P. Berkett (1994)
"... eriosoma lanigerum (Hausmann) Description: Eggs of all four species are bright yellow when laid, gradually turn greenish yellow, then shiny jet black. ..."

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